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Kenya Rugby Review for 2019

Sevens players go on strike The 2018-2019 season will be remembered as the  year when 15 Kenya sevens rugby players boycotted the national team due to disagreements over pay. A furious KRFU chairman Richard Omwela warned the players that they … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Cape Town Sevens

Group stage Kenya 24 Samoa 19 Tries: D Sikuta, AO Otieno, D Taabu, LB Odhiambo Conversions: Taabu(2) Kenya 12 Australia 7 Tries: V Onyala, AO Otieno Conversions: Taabu Kenya 24 Ireland 24 Tries: ANO Amonde, V Onyala, J Olindi, AO … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Dubai Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 12 South Africa 17 Tries: Alvin Otieno, Vincent Onyala Conversion: Daniel Taabu Kenya 5 England 12 Tries: Nelson Oyoo Conversion: N/A Kenya 19 Spain 22 Tries: Olindi, Oyoo, Ojee Conversion: Daniel Taabu (2) 13th Place Playoff Kenya … Continue reading

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Kenya 7s towers above opposition in Olympic Qualifiers

  The Kenya sevens, popularly known as Shujaa,  team was in imperious form at the 2020 Olympic qualifiers that were held at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan South Africa. They easily dispatched all opposition, scoring 214 points while conceding only … Continue reading

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Mombasa County: Build a rugby stadium instead of a pool

Mombasa county is set to begin the construction of a Sh1.7 billion ultra-modern stadium and the project is expected to be completed in 14 months. “Today is a great day for the county of Mombasa because as we have begun … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 London sevens

Group Stage Fiji 24 Kenya 17 Tries: BS Mwale 2′ & 8′ , JO Oluoch 10′ Conv: J Olindi 9′ Kenya 21 Samoa 20 Tries: V Onyala 6′ & 7′ & 13′ Conv: J Olindi 6′ & 7′ & 13′ … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Singapore Sevens

Group Stage Kenya 7 England 36 Tries : Mwale Conv: Olindi Kenya 14 USA 17 Tries : Taabu(2) Conv: Taabu, Olindi Kenya 19 Wales 14 Tries : Onyala, Dennis, Taabu Conv: Taabu (2) Challenge Trophy Quarter-Finals Kenya 14 France 24 … Continue reading

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In pictures: Kenya qualifies for IRB U20 trophy

Kenya will once again feature in the World Rugby Under 20 Trophy. This after they beat arch rivals Namibia 21-18 in a nail biting final at RFUEA grounds. Kenya had earlier registered an epic 73-0 win over Tunisia in the … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Hong Kong Sevens

Despite the return of several key players who had previously boycotted, it was another sub par performance from Kenya that did nothing to ease relegation worries and called into question the abilities of the new coach Paul Murunga.   Group … Continue reading

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Kenya at the 2019 Canada Sevens

Kenya’s performance at the 2019 Canada sevens is perhaps the worst in the history of Kenya sevens. Aside from the fact that Kenya was fielding a team of novices who had no prior IRB series experience, the distinct lack of … Continue reading

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